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A chat about leadership

Stories of Success Podcast

Release Date: 01/28/2021

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Hi all,

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For 20 years, Tim Spiker, founder of The Aperio and writer of The Only Leaders Worth Following has been helping individuals and organisations lead better, and find better leaders. He delivers keynote speeches and creates customised learning experiences to change the way people look at leadership, and he guides long-term developmental journeys as well.

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For 20 years, Tim Spiker, founder of The Aperio and author of The Only Leaders Worth Following has been helping individuals and organisations lead better, and find better leaders. He delivers keynote speeches and creates customised learning experiences to change the way people look at leadership, and he guides long-term developmental journeys as well.
 
There is a lot more to his profile, and I encourage you to check out his website.
 
What we discussed was:
  • Leadership and how the Aperio programme works
  • How to achieve success
  • How Tim got into the space, doing loads of research
  • He brings content and ideas into leadership to utilise those every day
  • How ‘who you are’ impacts your leadership style
  • His leadership research and key leadership principles
  • Loads of examples from his clients
  • 77% of your effectiveness as a leader is who you are
  • Intuitively this isn’t new, but we examine 8 areas of leadership skills
  • 2 areas = 77% and those are about ‘who you are’, and the other 6 are about ‘what you’ do as a leader
  • Inwardly sound and others focused are the two key areas
  • Whilst this sounds like common sense, it isn’t in reality
  • Simple doesn’t equal easy
  • Psychological Safety
  • Family and how to balance the two
  • Family values
  • What kids teach us about leadership
  • Culture in organisations is about the WHAT of leadership (norms, mood, values)
  • Analogy of a tree for leadership
  • Understanding the WHY
  • Mindfulness and being in the zone
  • Effort, sports and how to motivate kids
  • Rituals and habits for leaders lead to resilience and capacity
  • Trust and the arc of leadership based on his ‘who not what principle’
  • Discount Code ‘Volker’ for US$ 500 for 2021

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Volker is a sales, strategy and leadership consultant. With a passion for coaching and mindfulness, helping individuals and companies to achieve more. In his podcast he interviews high achievers, entrepreneurs, consultants, visionaries, coaches, and mentors about their secrets and experience. Learn from the best! Find out more on his website or subscribe to his newsletter.

His latest release: Leadership Training for 2021 and beyond.